PURPOSE: The purpose of this Order is to revise Department Manual Section 4/738.05,
Photographic Identification of a Suspect, to conform with California Senate
Bill 923, which added Penal Code Section 859.7 to the California Penal Code. This Bill was
enacted on January 1,2020, and requires all law enforcement agencies to adopt regulations for conducting photographic line-ups and live line-ups with eyewitnesses. This Order also renames and revises the Photo Identification Report, Form 15.50.04.
I. PHOTOGRAPIDC IDENTIFICATION OF A SUSPECT – REVISED. Attached
is the revised Department Manual Section 4/738.05, Photographic Identification of a
Suspect, with the revisions indicated in italics.
II. PHOTO IDENTIFICATION REPORT, FORM 15.50.04 – RENAMED AND
REVISED. The Photo Identification Report, Form 15.50.04, has been revised and
renamed, The Photographic Identification Report. This Form is located on the
Department Local Area Network and a copy has been attached for reference. The
use, completion, and distribution of this form remains the same.
AMENDMENT: This Order amends Section 4/738.05 of the Department Manual.
AUDIT RESPONSIBILITY: The Commanding Officer, Audit Division, shall review this
directive and determine whether an audit or inspection shall be conducted in accordance with Department Manual Section 0/080.30.
MICHEL R. MOORE
Chief of Police